KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Ten East Tennessee celebrities competed against each other to raise money for children Saturday night.
Star 102.1’s “Dancing with the Knoxville Stars” raised money for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital at the Knoxville Convention Center.
WATE 6 On Your Side Meteorologist Trent Magill was partnered with an expert dancer from Dance Tonight and won the dancing portion of the competition with a total score of 27, the highest of the night.
”Dancing with the Knoxville Stars” raised over $184,000 this year, breaking last year’s previous record of $162,000.
Philanthropist and artist Nazzy Hashemian won the donations portion of the competition, raising over $75,000.
Knoxville Ice Bears Co-Owner/General Manager Mike Murray and Jewelry Television Host Dawn Tesh were the competition’s celebrity judges.